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I'm usually not much of an RTS player, cause I suck at strategic games that require thought and brain function. Anyway, I wanted to try and get into some RTS games, I don't really know of any good ones. Can I get some suggestions on some games to try out? Thanks

BTW I just got Dawn Of War II this morning from a friend... so yea.
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Scii?

pretty much a given
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Starcraft 2.
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Command and Conquer.
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Starcraft 1 + Broodwar / Starcraft 2
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Starcraft 2, the ladder can be a bit daunting but play the single player get your mechanics down, Stratagy and timing can come after. Its a game I've played almost non stop since it came out. I never do that I usually play the game for 2-3 solid months ( if it has multiplayer) To this day i still play the SC2 single player its fun and all the custom maps and "mods" are great.
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Shogun II!
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Company of Heroes is great fun to play.
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Originally Posted by FreekyGTi;13718830 
ok this topic is right up my alley

ok so ill start this by saying im do not like RTS's...matter a fact i used to HATE them with a passion...WC3, SC, C&C...you name it i couldnt play them....i sucked at them which made matters worse...a key factor was micro-managing all the units and learning what they did...ugh!

but one day i saw this little game called Civilization 5...didnt think much of it...i had attempted to play Civ Revolution on PS3 and i semi enjoyed it but the pace seemed a bit off to me...but a friend of mine told me to check out Civ 4 but i never got around to it and when i did Civ 5 had just launched....needless to say....i spent the next 11 hours straight playing and played another 7 hours the next day and another 9 hours the day after that

Civ 5 is FRICKING AWESOME! def check it out

Civ 5 is awesome but its a turn based strategy game. So its quite a bit different than an rts , one requires a ton of thinking and almost no twitch based skill the other requires both
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Company of Heroes is great fun to play.

This is also a great rts to start with, less resource management so it easier to get into.
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